Jan. 23, 2018
In the various humid regions across the United States, clover species bring a commonality to the miles of separation. Their adaptability to a variety of soils and growing conditions makes them a found...

Jan. 16, 2018
Recently, I was asked to judge a grazing management essay contest. The entrants ranged from ages 14 to 22. While impressed by the quality of writing and knowledge conveyed by many of the entrants...

Jan. 16, 2018
The days of guessing about 2017 hay production and inventories have come to an end.On January 12, USDA released their Crop Production and Crop Production Annual Summary reports. Combined, they offer a...

Jan. 15, 2018
Perhaps no flowering legume catches the eye more than crimson clover. Native to southern Europe, farmers and ranchers in the southern United States noted its value as a green manure and grazing crop by the mid-1850s...

Jan. 9, 2018
Drex Gauntt is not a farmer who fears technology. To the contrary — he embraces it as an income generator, a tool to more efficiently use water, a way to better manage his time, and for the benefit...

Jan. 2, 2018
Just in case reading eHay Weekly wasn’t on your Top 10 “to do” list every Tuesday morning of the past year, here’s a chance to catch up with the most-read articles that came through your inbox...

Dec. 26, 2017
This is always on the Top 10 question list this time of year. To be honest, it won’t be answered here because there’s still a multitude of unknowns that are . . . well . . . unknown.What can be do...

Dec. 19, 2017
The Saudi Arabian government has recently decided that it is okay for their women to drive cars. It’s part of an effort to boost the economy and overcome a widening budget deficit. Budget defic...

Dec. 12, 2017
“We need to think about alfalfa as a package of nutrients,” said Bill Weiss, Ohio State University Extension dairy nutritionist...

Dec. 5, 2017
“You have to remember what we’re trying to do here,” said Dan Putnam, University of California-Davis extension forage specialist. “We’re taking this huge heterogeneous mass of forage dry mat...